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Insight Vacations Optional Excursion: Capri Small Boat Island Tour

Insight Vacations Optional Excursion: Capri Small Boat Island Tour

Insight Vacations Optional Excursion: Capri Small Boat Island Tour If your travels bring you all the way to the Isle of Capri, it makes sense to take advantage of the opportunity to cruise at a relaxing pace around the island. That’s just what we did with this optional tour offering on our Insight Vacations Italian […]

Travel Italy: Assisi to Sorrento with Insight Vacations

Travel Italy: Assisi to Sorrento with Insight Vacations

Travel Italy: Assisi to Sorrento with Insight Vacations WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour: Day 10 – From Assisi we drive south past Naples and Mount Vesuvius. Our destination today is Sorrento, a small town in Campania on the Amalfi Coast. The driving distance between Assisi and Sorrento, in the region of Campania in […]

Botanical Night is Berlin’s Best Music Party of the Year

Botanical Night is Berlin’s Best Music Party of the Year

Botanical Night is Berlin’s Best Music Party of the Year By Lucy Komisar It’s only five years old, and already it’s the best Berlin party of the year. A baritone in a straw hat sat in a rowboat in a pond surrounded by shrubs and trees. He sang opera and lieder to the delight of […]

Travel France – Avignon Theater Festival

Travel France – Avignon Theater Festival

Travel France – Avignon Theater Festival A World-Class Event Held Every July in the South of France By Lucy Komisar In 1947, a production of William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” was put on at the Court of Honor in the Palace of the Popes in Avignon. It was the beginning of the “Festival d’Avignon,” which has […]

Travel by Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia

Travel by Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia

Travel by Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia WJ Tested: ItaliaRail.com – Taking the Train from Rome to Venice Sunday May 12, 2013 The final morning of our Insight Vacations Italian Escapade tour found us departing Rome Sheraton Hotel by taxi at 8 am for the quick journey to Roma Termini – Rome’s […]

Travel Italy: Venice, Classe and Assisi

Travel Italy: Venice, Classe and Assisi

Travel Italy: Venice, Classe and Assisi WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour: Day 9 – From Venice we drive to Classe, near Ravenna, for a visit at the Church of St. Apollinaris. Then it’s onwards to Assisi and a guided visit of the Basilica of St. Francis. This morning we bid a fond farewell […]

Italian Escapades – Murano Glass and Venice Gondola Ride

Italian Escapades – Murano Glass and Venice Gondola Ride

Italian Escapades – Murano Glass and Venice Gondola Ride WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour – Day 8: Murano Glass Blowing Demonstration on Giudecca Island and Venice Gondola Ride Did we mention that the Insight Vacations Italian Escapade tour is not well suited to those that want to spend their mornings in bed? Well, […]

Arriving in Venice and Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Arriving in Venice and Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Arriving in Venice and Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour – Day 7: Arriving in Venice we took a boat to Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal A full day of travel and sightseeing on our Insight Vacations Italian Escapade tour was rewarded by spending two nights at […]

Visiting the Medieval City of Verona in Italy

Visiting the Medieval City of Verona in Italy

Visiting the Medieval City of Verona in Italy WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade – Day 7: A quick walking tour of Verona and time for lunch before driving to Venice where we spend two nights. Our drive from Lake Maggiore to Verona passed by the sprawling city of Milan, and even though the weather […]

Fratelli Berlucchi Tour & Prosecco Tasting in Italy

Fratelli Berlucchi Tour & Prosecco Tasting in Italy

Fratelli Berlucchi Tour & Prosecco Tasting WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour – Day 7: An included excursion to Italy’s prosecco region while en-route between Lake Maggiore and Verona. The first stop of the morning on our Insight Vacations Italian Escapade tour was at Fratelli Berlucchi Estate in Franciacorta. Here we took a tour […]

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